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COMM 600/605 - Introduction to Graduate Study (Prof. Ahlam Muhtaseb): Resources

A course guide for COMM 600/605's annotated bibliography and paper assignment.

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COMM 600/605 Resources Guide

**Fun fact**: There is no such thing as an annotated bibliography using APA style per the APA Style blog. Please consult with your professor for annotation style decisions, such as single-spacing or double-spacing the annotation, whether to use paragraph indents, or indenting the entire annotation as in block quotations. 

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